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Mischel, Walter

LC control no.n 79151503
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingMischel, Walter
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedBensonhurst (New York, N.Y.)
Birth date1930-02-22
Death date2018-09-12
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathManhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityPsychology Self-control Personality
AffiliationColumbia University
Stanford University
Harvard University
University of Colorado
Profession or occupationPsychologists College teachers
Found inHis Personality and assessment, 1968.
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1930)
New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 17, 2018 (in obituary published Sept. 14: Walter Mischel; b. Feb. 22, 1930, Vienna; the family fled the Nazis in 1938 and, after stops in London and Los Angeles, settled in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn in 1940; d. Wednesday [Sept. 12, 2018], Manhattan, aged 88; his studies of delayed gratification in young children clarified the importance of self-control in human development; his work led to a broad reconsideration of how personality is understood)
Associated languageeng
Invalid LCCNn 50033547